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‘In Afghanistan, the Taliban are fighting Pakistan’s proxy war’ : Hamdullah Mohib

According to Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib, the Taliban are continuing Pakistan’s “unpunished proxy war” in Afghanistan.

Hamdullah Mohib, a security adviser to President Ashraf Ghani, also said Taliban leader Hibatullah Ahundzada did not meet the group’s officials.

“It’s been 12 months, no news about him (Haibatullah),” Hamdullah Mohib said.

“The Taliban also knew nothing about Mullah Haibatullah for 12 months. We need to know first whether there is haybul or not? .

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His remarks come amid reports that Pakistan has cut ties with Afghan security advisers because of recent anti-Islamabad remarks.

Earlier this month, Afghanistan’s national security chief Hamdullah Mohib referred to “brothels” in a public address in Pakistan’s Nangarhar province, The Khaama Press News Agency.

His remarks sparked anger among Islamabad’s leaders, who condemned them, saying they “shame all norms of interstate communication.”

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